Month: December 2011

True Repentance

True Repentance! From Spurgeon’s sermon, “APART” True repentance is always accompanied by sorrow. Repentance is a deep, radical, fundamental, lasting change; and you will find that, whenever you meet with it in Scripture, it is always accompanied with sorrow for…

The Doctrine of Repentance 3 Thomas Watson

By Thomas Watson, 1668 Reasons which enforce repentance 1. God’s sovereign command. “He commands all men everywhere to repent” (). Repentance is not optional. It is not left to our choice, whether or not we will repent—but it is an…

The Doctrine of Repentance 2 Thomas Watson

By Thomas Watson, 1668 The NATURE of true repentance I shall next show what gospel repentance is. Repentance is a grace of God’s Spirit, whereby a sinner is inwardly humbled and outwardly reformed. For a further amplification, know that repentance…

The Doctrine of Repentance Thomas Watson

By Thomas Watson, 1668 Reader, The two great graces essential to a saint in this life, are faith and repentance. These are the two wings by which he flies to heaven. Faith and repentance preserve the spiritual life—as heat and…

REPENTANCE jc ryle

by J. C. Ryle “Except you repent, you shall all likewise perish.” The text which heads this page, at first sight, looks stern and severe, “Except you repent, you shall all perish.” I can fancy someone saying, “Is this the…